River flows update, September 2010

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Monthly and seasonal river flows information, and our outlook for the coming threee months.

 August river flows

August was a wet month for much of the country, and river flows were above normal or far above normal in many parts.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 River flows, June to August 2010

 Cumulative flows over the three months June to August 2010.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Outlook by region, September to November 2010

Northern North Island Normal streamflows are likely
Southwest North Island Normal streamflows are likely
Southeast North Island Normal streamflows are likely
Northern South Island Normal streamflows are likely
West and south South Island Normal streamflows are likely
Eastern South Island Normal streamflows are likely

Maps and more details of our three-monthly outlook for river flows, soil moisture, rainfall, and temperature are available in NIWA's Seasonal Climate Outlook. See the latest New Zealand Climate Update for more general climate forecasts and restrospective information.

Research subject: LakesRiversWater Quality